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Shipping Forklift Operator


The Shipping Forklift Operator reports to the Material Management Supervisor. The position is responsible for safely performing assigned tasks throughout the facility.



Essential Functions




·       Primary responsibility is to ensure that Pick Lines are cleared and trailers are loaded in accordance with dispatch instructions.


·       Communicate with Production to receive orders in the order in which they are needed according to the Shipping Plan.


·       Observe and implement appropriate safety practices while performing all duties and follows all applicable laws, codes and standards, safety and environmental regulations and departmental and agency policies, procedures and protocols.


·       Coordinate empties in required docks to maximize Live Loading.


·       Load Customer orders in accordance with customer requirements and Dispatch instructions.


·       Inspect and clean trailers prior to loading; initiate corrective actions as needed.


·       Minimize loading damage.


·       Identify and report opportunities for Cube Maximization.


·       Maintain the integrity of Finished Goods Inventory.


·       Perform general housekeeping of Receiving Area.


·       Maintain good warehousing practices


·       Participate in Inventory Reconciliation process


·       Identify, segregate, label and quarantine non-conforming materials.


·       Work in other areas when necessary as determined by Supervisor.


  • All Applicants must:
  • be 18 years of age at time of hire.
  • read, write, speak and understand English.
  • be able to lift 35lbs alone.
  • be able to work 8-12 hours per day Monday - Friday.
  • be able to work overtime weekends and/or holidays as needed.
  • be able to use a computer or tablet, mouse, keyboard and handheld scanner.
  • achieve 75% on General Shop Math and Tape Measure Reading Tests.
  • have Forklift Operator Certification.
  • be able to understand and act upon Job Specifications in Amtech.
  • be able to use the Electronic Load Tally in Amtech and Smartfleet.

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Full Time



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ARMA Container


Deer Park, NY